The Carpenter and Paint Shop is one of the last remaining structures among the administration buildings used by the War Relocation Authority at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, where tens of thousands of Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. The Tule Lake Segregation Center is a National Historic Landmark. Site Work Solutions performed this work for the National Park Service.
The following excerpt is from tulelake.org: “Save America’s Treasures Grant: The Tule Lake Committee and the NPS are pleased to announce the completion in 2012 of the prestigious Save America’s Treasures project that rehabilitated the historic Carpenter’s Shop, one of the first structures built at the Tule Lake concentration camp. The Tule Lake Committee received grants from the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program and the California Cultural and Historic Endowment.” Copyright © 2013 Tule Lake Committee.
Scope of work completed; CARPENTER & PAINT SHOP REHABILITATION, Lava Beds National Monument- Carefully removing and salvaging (for reuse) wood siding from building exterior walls, disposal of siding pieces determined to be too deteriorated, removal of lead based paint from all exterior building surfaces and salvaged siding, stacking of clean siding for reinstallation on the carpenters shop buildings. Removal of asbestos duct work and drain pipes.